Monthly Archives: November 2012

Astronauts, music and faith

Thinking and puzzling and imagining around creation are always living in wonder moments for me.  After I read the following quote from Walking on Water, Reflections on Faith and Art  at bedtime last night, I lay awake for at least an hour (so much … Continue reading

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Making Memories with God

My son treated me to a concert of Simon and Garfunkel music yesterday  by the Grand Rapids Symphony and guest vocalists who wonderfully channeled the songwriters’ music. It was a delightful musical experience, but more importantly it created a memory in our … Continue reading

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God’s Greatest Blessing

A co-worker jolted me a bit today by mentioning that Thanksgiving is two weeks from today! We commiserated about how quickly the days go by.  The conversation and some tasks at work got me thinking about counting our blessings – one of … Continue reading

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On Being Childlike

From Walking on Water, Reflections on Faith and Art, by Madeleine L’Engle “Only the most mature of us are able to be childlike.  And to be able to be childlike involves memory; we must never forget any part of ourselves.  … Continue reading

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“Live simply so that others can simply live”

I wish I could take credit for the profound quote above because it has been my philosophy for many years now.  I read it in an article by Mark Hanlon called Stuff, an American Phenomenon in the Compassion magazine (Fall, 2012) … Continue reading

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